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Reviewed 4 days ago

Ruka itself is a beautiful place. It has everything you could possibly want at a ski resort. The gondola and ski lifts run until 9pm. There are loads of places to eat and drink, we loved the food in RUOK burger especially the Portobello burger.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jacky H
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a lovely village, very friendly people, and great places to eat. My kids loved the ice slide.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The ultimate Holiday destination. Just ask, they have it all. Winter or Summer the nature at it's best. The Oulanka National Park just few kilometers from Rukatunturi.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank MarkkuV95
rukafinland, Public Relations Manager at Ruka, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your review Markku!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our second visit to Ruka. The area is developing quite rapidly with something like 1700 additional beds to be available by the end of 2019, the majority of these are at Ruka East nr the ski school and saarua. Whilst it's great to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Fionag399
rukafinland, Public Relations Manager at Ruka, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Fionag399, thank you for your review, we will deliver your feecback to people in charge! It would be lovely to see you and your husband at Ruka again next winter too!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well maintained ski slopes and accurate information in their homepages. I have visited this resort several times + years and it has been developing all the time.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ruka is the place to be when you're a mediate skiër. Nice comfortable wide slopes and short waiting time at the lift. No difficult routes and always possible to go down via easy (blue) piste.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank carolinevzk
rukafinland, Public Relations Manager at Ruka, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your review and glad to hear you enjoyed the slopes!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to stay if you would like to explore the surrounding area a bit during your time here. Great skiing as well

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank conormccann11
rukafinland, Public Relations Manager at Ruka, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your nice review and glad to hear you liked Ruka-Kuusamo area! Welcome again!

Reviewed 4 January 2019

For the people who low skiing, it is a wonderful town with huge facilities, There is also possibility to experience Snow Mobiles Husky Tours. There are also a number of nice restaurants serving local foods or having international kitchen.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ertuğrul B
Reviewed 28 November 2018 via mobile

A lovely little ski resort, very quiet and welcoming. Some nice shops. Decent supermarket. But food and drink are expensive. Kids loved the ice slide and climbing frame.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

We visited for a milestone Birthday because i wanted to be in the snow. I read in Cosmopolitan that the ski season started in October here....what a load of tosh! Most places were closed, it didn’t snow once and there were only patchty bits of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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kramneerg
30 December 2018|
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Response from Fionag399 | Reviewed this property |
yes. take a look at Ruka Adventures or Ruka Safari, both do huskies and snow mobiling combined. Not sure of price, Huskies on their own is around 120 Euro. There is also a farm/restaurant called Lamintupa where you can have... More
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H H
27 December 2018|
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not sure there is a difference to be honest but I think you can get other discounts if you book in advance. Have a look at the Ruka's own web pages, that gives lots of info
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alan j
6 December 2018|
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Response from Fionag399 | Reviewed this property |
this may be too late now but yes it will be fully opened in February. It is the main season for Finnish holidays, this also means that there is very little accommodation available for non nationals and most of the ski... More
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